1950 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 323 of 323

  • Nov 27 Trial against RC clergy "imperialistic conspiracy" begins in Prague
  • Nov 29 National Council of Church of Christ in US forms
  • Nov 30 US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb
  • Dec 2 Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight

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Dec 2 "I Robot" collection of sci-fi short stories by Isaac Asimov published by Genome Press in the US

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov

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Dec 3 Paul Harvey begins his national radio broadcast

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey
ABC Radio Broadcaster
Paul Harvey
  • Dec 5 Sikkim becomes a protectorate of India
  • Dec 6 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud
  • Dec 10 Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize
  • Dec 11 Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract
  • Dec 11 Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres

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Dec 11 British Physicist Cecil Frank Powell awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for his study of nuclear processes and the discovery of the pion

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Cecil Frank Powell
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Cecil Frank Powell
  • Dec 12 Baseball owners vote to drop 4-year old bonus & high school rule
  • Dec 14 UN Gen Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)
  • Dec 15 NYC's Port Authority opens

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Dec 16 US President Harry Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism"

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

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Dec 19 Gen Eisenhower named NATO commander

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Dec 19 Tibet's Dalai Lama flees Chinese invasion

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • Dec 22 2 self-propelled trains of Long Island RR collide, killing 77
  • Dec 25 Coronation Stone, taken from Scone in Scotland by Edward I in 1296, stolen from Westminster Abbey & smuggled back to Scotland
  • Dec 28 Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea
  • Dec 28 The Peak District becomes the United Kingdom's first National Park.
  • Dec 30 Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia become Independent states within the French Union

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